The Cypress That May Have Inspired Dr. Seuss’s ‘The Lorax’ Has Toppled Down – Atlas Obscura


via The Cypress That May Have Inspired Dr. Seuss’s ‘The Lorax’ Has Toppled Down – Atlas ObscuraThe whimsical cypress in better days.

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Did you know…


Did you know…

… that today is the anniversary of the First Total Solar Eclipse of the Millennium? The first total solar eclipse of the new millennium occurred in southern Africa on June 21, 2001. The path of the Moon’s umbral shadow began in the South Atlantic and crossed southern Africa and Madagascar and ended at sunset in the Indian Ocean.

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Today’s Inspirational Quote:

“What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life’s pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.”

— Joseph Addison